Yard Long Armenian Cucumber (Cucumis melo var. flexuosus) is a variety of cucumber that is known for its long, slender shape and its mild, sweet flavor. It's also known as Snake cucumber or Snake melon. They are often used in salads, sandwiches, and pickling cucumbers.
To grow Yard Long Armenian Cucumber, you will need:
Well-drained, fertile soil
Seeds or seedlings
Sow the seeds in the spring after the last frost date, or start the seeds indoors about 4-6 weeks before the last frost.
Transplant seedlings to the garden after all danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed up. Space the plants about 2-3 feet apart.
Water the cucumber regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilize the cucumber with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Provide support for the cucumber, such as a trellis or a cage, as they grow.
Harvest the cucumber when they are fully ripe and have reached their mature size.
Start seeds indoors or sow seed directly into the ground after the last frost date
Transplant seedlings to the garden or direct-sow seeds into the garden
Water the cucumber regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Fertilize every 4-6 weeks with a balanced fertilizer
Provide support for the cucumber
Harvest the cucumber when they are fully ripe and have reached their mature size
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